Insights Into Teens: Episode 65 “Food and Cooking”

This week we take a look at some of the nutritional requirements of teens. We’ll look at what teens should be eating for healthy growth and some of the more obscure things to avoid as well. Then we’ll talk about the importance of the Family Dinner. The benefits go well beyond the nutritional intake and can help emotionally and intellectually and play a major role in a teen’s personal growth.

In our last segment we’ll talk about the benefits of getting teens into the kitchen and involved in cooking. It provides an opportunity for quality time, teaches self reliance and can build self confidence. We’ll also talk about some of the things that Madison likes to cook and show her in action making two different meals.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 64 “Q&A Series: Food, Possessions and Money”

In this weeks question and answer session we take a look at food, possessions and money. We ask Madison about her favorite foods, favorite desserts, what a typical school lunch entails, what her favorite restaurants are and more.

In our possessions segment we’ll find out where Madison typically shops for close, what her style and clothing preferences are, we’ll talk about her favorite toys, how neat she keeps her room and some other philosophical questions.

In our money segment we talk about how Madison likes to spend and/or save her money. We’ll also throw a few scenarios at her about how she’d spend money under some theoretical circumstances.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 62 “Alternatives and Options”

Take a virtual tour of Disneyland Pars or cook up any of seventeen Disney Park recipes to stay in the spirit of Disney parks. We’ll also discuss the challenges facing theme parks such as Disneyland, Disney World and other seasonal parks in the wake of extended Coronavirus closures and what the new “normal” will look like when we can try to start getting back to life as we knew it.

In Star Wars Insights we’ll take a look at some important developments in the character story of Darth Maul, how the latest episodes of Clone Wars sets up some key story points in Solo: A Star Wars Film and some story points in season 2 of The Mandalorian. We’ll also take a look at the recetnly announced eight part docuseries on The Mandalorian set to debut on Star Wars Day of this year and we’ll show you how to spice up your video conferencing options with some unique Star Wars backgrounds.

We’ll talk about the cancellation of San Diego Comic-Con in Entertainment News. But we’ll also offer you a plethora of virtual options to satisfy your convention fix including an alternative to the popular Free Comic Book day and a look at conventions around the world with Worldcon coming in July through August. And we’ll give a quick glimpse of the One World: Together at Home special featuring the Rolling Stones and other popular artists before we pay tribute to the recently departed Brian Dennehy. Then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 45 “Eating Disorders”

This week we follow up on some of the things we discussed in last weeks Body Image podcast when we discuss Eating Disorders. We highlight two specific disorders, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. We look at some of the common symptoms and learn the signs to watch out for so that we can help out those who might be suffering from these afflictions.

We also take a look at a typical teen diet, some of the challenges facing teens with meal scheduling and nutrition. We learn that despite what we might consider unhealthy eating habits that each of us is unique in our dietary needs and that we can not look at our eating habits from meal to meal. We have to look at our eating habits as a long term dietary regimen to ensure a healthy lifestyle.

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